Is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, TJC and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. Is responsible to support Director of the unit to manage and coordinate clinical operations in order to provide quality direct patient care to the pediatric, adult and geriatric population. Ensures all aspects of documentation, care planning and patient care delivery to meet regulatory requirements. Responsible for fostering a positive interactive team milieu. Facilitates optimal environment to support orientation, competency validation. Minimum of five years of nursing experience and two years of progressive management experience in an Emergency Services Department Management experience in an union environment desirable but not required. Demonstrated success in the operations management in an acute care facility with similar patient services Demonstrated involvement in the community environment representing the organization to various agencies, schools, and associations. BSN required. MSN or other advanced educational degree preferred. Qualifications and certifications related to specialty, if applicable Personal characteristics of patients, tact, cheerfulness, and enthusiasm toward activity programs and patients are essential. Must be able to deal with all types of people behaviors, Strong patient care orientation Participative and team-building, team management, consensus building, stress management, and conflict resolutions skills Excellent oral, written, and communication skills. Ability to develop interpersonal/professional relationship skills with all levels of Hospital staff, physicians, patients, visitors and community partners. CA RN, BLS, ACLS and PALS
Founded in 1956, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital was created to meet the needs of our community, and has grown from a small local facility to a large regional hospital serving all of Kern County. Today, we have more than 400 general acute beds, nearly 50 intensive care and cardiovascular recovery units, 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites, a full-service ER with nationally certified Stroke Center and the Central CA Heart Institute. In addition, we offer newly expanded birthing suites, a family care center, a 31 bed NICU, a 20 bed Pediatric unit, a full complement of diagnostic laboratory and imaging services and an outpatient surgery center. Other programs of note include our Women's Services and a Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics. We are proud to say that we are an “Equal Opportunity Employer??.
“Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is now a tobacco-free campus.??